The Wicklow Wine Company

Chateau du Hureau, Tuffe

21.95

Coming from 15 parcels of old and young Cabernet Franc vines, Tuffe is a blend from different “terroirs”, scattered around Saumur and Dampierre/Loire. Here the common denominator is the tuffeau (around Saumur, we would say “la Tuffe”). Ruby-purple colour with appealing cassis, black cherry, and mineral aromas with hint of dried rose and spice. On the palate it’s between light and medium-bodied, pure, fresh, and moreish with chalky tannins and a core of cassis, black and red cherry flavours and very good length. Wonderful value here, especially for a 100% Cab Franc!

2018
Cabernet Franc
Saumur-Champigny, Loire valley, France
13%
Unoaked
Full
Standard Bottle (750ml)
Beef, Pork, Poultry, Cheese

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